Posts Tagged ‘time synchronization’

Why is Network Time Protocol an Important Feature for Serial Console Servers?

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

In many network applications, it’s often important that every network element, including the serial console server (, is set to exactly the same time and date. Synchronization of clocks and calendar setting on network devices helps to ensure that any time stamped data generated by the synchronized devices in the network accurately reflect the same time and date settings. The most popular and reliable means to achieve time setting synchronization within a network environment is Network Time Protocol, or NTP.